5 days in Akita Prefecture Itinerary

5 days in Akita Prefecture Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Akita Prefecture holiday planner

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Route & dates

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Semboku
— 1 night
2
Akita
— 1 night
3
Nikaho
— 2 nights

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Semboku

Semboku ©
Established in 2005 by the merging of several towns and villages, Semboku boasts an Old Japan atmosphere, punctuated by traditional onsen resorts, old samurai houses, and weeping cherry trees.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): fly down the slopes at Tazawako Ski Resort, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Akita Komagatake, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gozanoishi Shrine, thensample the tasty concoctions at Ando Jozo Brewery Honten, and finally make a trip to Tatetsuya.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Semboku trip itinerary builder website.

Busan, South Korea to Semboku is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Busan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Semboku, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Akita.

Things to do in Semboku

Parks Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries
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Mt. Akita Komagatake ©
Mt. Akita Komagatake
Tazawako Ski Resort ©
Tazawako Ski Resort
Gozanoishi Shrine ©
Gozanoishi Shrine

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Akita

Akita ©
The coastal city of Akita has gained a wider reputation for its Kanto Matsuri, or "pole lantern festival," where skilled performers balance long bamboo poles on their foreheads with glowing paper lanterns attached to the end.
You've now added Akita Taiheizan Resort Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Our Lady of Akita, stroll around Akita Taiheizan Resort Park, get engrossed in the history at Katsuhira Tokushi Memorial, thenadmire nature's wide array of creatures at Omoriyama Zoo, and finally find something for the whole family at Omoriyama Amusement Park Anipa.

To find reviews and tourist information, refer to the Akita trip site.

Drive from Semboku to Akita in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daytime highs in Akita are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Nikaho.

Things to do in Akita

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Akita Taiheizan Resort Park ©
Akita Taiheizan Resort Park
Omoriyama Zoo ©
Omoriyama Zoo
Our Lady of Akita ©
Our Lady of Akita

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Nikaho

Nikaho
On the 10th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Kisakata Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Mototakifukuryusui, thenidentify plant and animal life at Nakajimadai Shishigahana Marsh, thenidentify plant and animal life at Nakajimadai Recreation no Mori, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Hokodate Observatory.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Nikaho online itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Akita to Nikaho takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Nikaho can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nikaho

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